A Moment to Reflect: Professor Sean Davison

Although desperate to die he was literally clinging on to life for the sake of a positive ruling and the consequences this would have on a law change, and for others who may find themselves in his position. This was an extraordinary act of courage, and an extraordinary gift to our humanity.

May I be frank about Assisted Dying?

I was contacted by one of our supporters last week who voiced concern regarding a post in which I mentioned that people were contacting us for more information about the “Mexican drug” Avron used to hasten his death. Her concerns

Let’s talk about Dying: Talking coffins over coffee

Checklists for checking out – the practical stuff: it’s easy to draw up such a list and not that difficult to execute. Why have so many of us not done this? It would seem that our level of discomfort for

Let’s talk about Dying: Fractures around funerals

As Madiba’s health fails him, his family’s skirmishing may be unseemly, but it’s not unusual. Qunu or Mvezo? Most of us try for privacy and no washing of dirty linen in public. As a nation, we’d prefer our beloved icon’s

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